Northwestern University can be found in Evanston, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Northwestern University enrolls nearly twenty one thousand students annually.
An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this college. Scores in the range of 2080 (25th percentile) to 2320 (75th percentile) for the SAT exam and in the range of 31 (25th percentile) to 34 (75th percentile) for the ACT exam is common among applicants admitted to Northwestern University. We were able to estimate the Northwestern average GPA (3.90 - 4) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. The competition to get accepted at this school runs high, given that only 20 percent of students who applied are granted admission to the school. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected Northwestern acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 20%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at northwestern.edu.
The overall acceptance rate for Northwestern University was reported as 15.3% in Fall 2012 with over 32,100 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Northwestern University is considered high, with many applicants scoring in the top percentiles on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having an excellent high school GPA.
The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Northwestern University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.
The acceptance rate for Northwestern is more than 100% lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.
|Loyola University Chicago||91.4%|
|Northeastern Illinois University||60.1%|
|University of Illinois at Chicago||71.4%|
|SAT® Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||690 - 760|
|Math||700 - 790|
|Writing||690 - 770|
|Total Score||2080 - 2320|
|English||32 - 35|
|Math||30 - 35|
|Composite Score||31 - 34|